Posts Tagged ‘Washington DC’
Clara Barton’s Civil War Washington Walking Tour
Follow the incredible story of a history class digitally mapping Civil War refugee camps in Washington DC as told by their professor – Dr. Chandra Manning
Learn about the disastrous first major battle of the Civil War, and how it inspired Clara Barton to care for sick and wounded soldiers.
We know today that Clara Barton was an incredible humanitarian, but what did her neighbors think of her? Read one of their diaries to find out.
Washington’s Civil War hospitals played host to a wide range of characters from President Abraham Lincoln to Walt Whitman.
Discover the Civil War history of Washington’s Navy Yard, one of Washington DC’s best kept secrets at the Clara Barton Missing Soldiers Office Museum